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Posted: Sunday, February 4, 2018 12:09 AM


Mechanical Engineer Position at Bellwether Coffee, Berkeley, California

About us

Headquartered in Berkeley, CA, Bellwether Coffee is a venture-backed, high-growth startup that is transforming the value chain in coffee. Our team is a welcoming group of people from diverse backgrounds with diverse identities. We are also coffee industry pros, entrepreneurs, engineers, and designers who are deeply committed to changing the coffee landscape.

What we do

We believe in helping you make better coffee. But we also believe in helping you make coffee better. We combine software, analytics and on-site coffee roasting for our retail partners making coffee more efficient, sustainable and inclusive. We do this with the first ever commercial, iOS-integrated, ventless, electric, zero-emissions roaster with the tools to customize and maximize every stage of roasting coffee.

About you

You are a crucial member of the team. You are able to turn proven technical concepts into a manufactured product. You know how to design for manufacturing. You are critical thinking, you love sharing your thoughts and ideas and progress with the team. You have a sense of urgency with everything you do without compromising quality and detail.

Success looks like

Producing detailed CAD models, assemblies, and drawings utilizing proper GD&T annotations
Working closely with vendors to get parts fabricated on time
Assembling and testing sub-systems in our new lab space (on-site)
Participating and even leading at times design reviews with the engineering team and/or sub-contractors

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, with 3-5 years relevant industry experience
Strong working knowledge of GD&T (ASME Y14.5)
Experience with Design for Manufacturability for multiple manufacturing processes, including (but not limited to) sheet metal, CNC machining, and welding
Minimum 3 years CAD experience using Solidworks
Self-starter attitude, with the ability to take on tasks with minimal supervision
Team player, who thrives in a highly cross-functional, collaborative environment and diverse team
Familiarity with the startup world: We’re in the early (but funded) stages.

Local inquiries only. Please send resume and cover letter to Katie Booser, Head of People and Culture:

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, veteran status, or any other class protected by local, state or federal law.

• Location: East Bay

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